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New speech in French Revolution paved way for change


Do We Live in a Sick Society?



"If rationalism wishes to govern the world without

regards to the religious needs of the eternal soul,

the experience of the French Revolution is there

to teach us the consequences of such a blunder."

Joseph Ernest Renan



April 1793 Maximilien Robespierre creates the Committee of Public Safety.

Charged with protecting the republic against its foreign and domestic enemies the committee's power grew to dictatorial heights as it organized the Reign of Terror.

Cult of Reason, first state-sponsored atheistic religion intended as a replacement for Catholicism, holds sway.

June 8, 1794

Robespierre declares 8th of June 1794 to be 20 Prairial Year II on a man-made mountain in the Champ de Mars.

With the new French Republican Calendar future holidays are to be held every tenth day; days of rest.

Robespierre, creator of the theistic Cult of the Supreme Being, intends it to become the new State religion.

Primary principles of this State Cult are belief in a Supreme Being and immortality of the human soul.

Under the Law of 22 Prairial punishment for all crimes is death until the death of Robespierre on July 27, 1794.





"Man will become better when you show him what he is like."

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov



make ignorance history know yourself


The Tree Unaware of its State


A man cut down a tree one day.


A Sufi who saw this taking place said:

'Look at this fresh branch, full of sap,

it does not know it has been cut off.


Ignorant of the damage it has suffered

it will come to know in due time.


Meanwhile you cannot reason with it.'


This severance,

this ignorance,

these are the state of man.


Farid al-Din Attar of Nishapur




creative altrusim versus destructive selfishness

It's Time to Stop Letting Sociopaths in Power Tell Us What Makes Us Happy


"Wrong life cannot be lived rightly."

Theodor Adorno



"Understanding the nature of macrosocial pathological phenomena permits us to find a healthy attitude and perspective, assisting us in protecting our minds from being poisoned by their disease and the influence of propaganda.

The unceasing counter-propaganda resorted to by some countries with a normal human social system could easily be superseded by straightforward information of a scientific and popular scientific nature on the subject.

The bottom line is that we can only conquer this huge, contagious social cancer if we comprehend its essence." - Andrew M. Lobaczewski



Political Ponerology

9/11: A Case Study of Ponerology

Ponerology 101: Psychopathy at Nuremburg

Journey From the Psychology of Evil to the Psychology of Heroism

Ponerized Western consumer culture creating psycho-spiritual crisis




"In the course of his epoch-making experiments on the conditioned reflex, Ivan Pavlov observed that, when subjected to prolonged physical or psychic stress, laboratory animals exhibit all the symptoms of a nervous breakdown.

Refusing to cope any longer with an intolerable situation, the brain goes on strike and either stops working altogether (dog loses consciousness), or resorts to slow­downs and sabotage (dog exhibts symptoms of hysteria).

Some animals are more resistant to stress than others.

Dogs possessing what Pavlov called a "strong excitatory" constitution break down much more quickly than dogs of a merely "lively" temperament (as opposed to a choleric or agitated).

Similarly "weak inhibitory" dogs reach the end of their tether much sooner than do "calm imperturbable" dogs.

Even the most stoical dog is unable to resist indefinitely.

If the stress to which he is subjected is intense or prolonged, he will end by breaking down as abjectly as the weakest of his kind." - Aldous Huxley


Evil people actively rather than passively avoid extending themselves.

They will take any action in their power to protect their own laziness.

They will actually destroy others in this cause.

They will even kill to escape the pain of their own spiritual growth.

Threatened by the spiritual health of those around them, they seek by all manner of means to crush and demolish that spiritual health.



"The worst evils which mankind has ever

had to endure were inflicted by bad governments.

The State can be and has often been in the course of

history
the main source of mischief and disaster."

Ludwig von Mises




THE REASONING POWER OF CROWDS

Gustave Le Bon, The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind


Christ vs the Crowd

"The mob rushes in where individuals fear to tread."

BF Skinner

How a crowd turns bad news into contagious panic

Antecedents of Groupthink: A Quantitative Study



It cannot absolutely be said that crowds do not reason and are not to be influenced by reasoning.

However, the arguments they employ and those which are capable of influencing them are, from a logical point of view, of such an inferior kind that it is only by way of analogy that they can be described as reasoning.

The inferior reasoning of crowds is based, just as is reasoning of a high order, on the association of ideas, but between the ideas associated by crowds there are only apparent bonds of analogy or succession.

The mode of reasoning of crowds resembles that of the Esquimaux who, knowing from experience that ice, a transparent body, melts in the mouth, concludes that glass, also a transparent body, should also melt in the mouth; or that of the savage who imagines that by eating the heart of a courageous foe he acquires his bravery; or of the workman who, having been exploited by one employer of labour, immediately concludes that all employers exploit their men.

The characteristics of the reasoning of crowds are the association of dissimilar things possessing a merely apparent connection between each other, and the immediate generalisation of particular cases.

It is arguments of this kind that are always presented to crowds by those who know how to manage them.

They are the only arguments by which crowds are to be influenced.

A chain of logical argumentation is totally incomprehensible to crowds, and for this reason it is permissible to say that they do not reason or that they reason falsely and are not to be influenced by reasoning.

Astonishment is felt at times on reading certain speeches at their weakness, and yet they had an enormous influence on the crowds which listened to them, but it is forgotten that they were intended to persuade collectivities and not to be read by philosophers.

An orator in intimate communication with a crowd can evoke images by which the crowd will be seduced.

If he is successful his object has been attained, and twenty volumes of harangues -- always the outcome of reflection -- are not worth the few phrases which appealed to the brains it was required to convince.

It would be superfluous to add that the powerlessness of crowds to reason aright prevents them displaying any trace of the critical spirit, prevents them, that is, from being capable of discerning truth from error, or of forming a precise judgement on any matter.

Judgments accepted by crowds are merely judgements forced upon them and never judgements adopted after discussion.

In regard to this matter the individuals who do not rise above the level of a crowd are numerous.

The ease with which certain opinions obtain general acceptance results more especially from the impossibility experienced by the majority of men of forming an opinion peculiar to themselves and based on reasoning of their own.




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